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HCPCS 2019 Data File

Edition/Year: 2019
Publisher: American Medical Association
Downloadable,
Authors: American Medical Association

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HCPCS 2019 Level II Data File:

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To request Data File pricing and/or a license agreement for one or more users, please complete the License Request Form. This form allows us to streamline the data file process and provide you with an accurate quote.

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Available in mid-December 2018

HCPCS 2019 Data File delivers quarterly electronic updates to ensure practices remain current with Level II Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) revisions. The AMA data file contains a comprehensive list of official, valid codes, data descriptors and complete coding information.

HCPCS 2019 Data File provides the information essential to completely understand the code. The information provided includes a comprehensive list of official, valid codes (abbreviated and unabbreviated code descriptions).

Medical practices across the country rely on this resource to help create an efficient and effective operation. Medical practice coders gain a complete understanding of the HCPCS code set thanks to references to Medicare payment policy that comes from the Medicare Carriers and the Medicare Coverage Issues manuals.

The complete and official HCPCS 2019 Level II code descriptors are provided in two file formats:

  • Tab-delimited (TXT)
  • Fixed-field (TXT)


All descriptors are provided in two lengths:

  • 35-character short descriptors
  • No character limit on long descriptors


Content is organized into easy-to-reference, easy-to-follow sections with such features as:

  • Change indicator field — designates whether a code is new or revised
  • Medicare payment policy references — provides information from both the Medicare Carriers and the Medicare Coverage Issues manuals helps to provide a deeper understanding of Medicare's coverage of services and how to report a code
  • Medicare statutes and coverage information — highlights instructions for special, non- or invalid coverage for Medicare, as well as carrier discretion
  • Separate file containing all HCPCS Level II modifiers

View HCPCS 2019 Data File README / File Layout.

To request Data File pricing and/or a license agreement for one or more users, please complete the License Request Form. This form allows us to streamline the data file process and provide you with an accurate quote.

Note: A "user" is defined as any individual who accesses, manipulates or uses the data included in the file, either directly or in a software application.

To Be Noted Before Ordering the HCPCS 2019 Data File:

  • Data files are non-refundable.
  • Use of the data file is subject to the End User License.
  • Data files are not software.
  • There is no search application. The data file is designed to be used in any database, spreadsheet or other application that accepts a text (.txt) file format. Check with your data processing professional to ensure compatibility.
  • The American Dental Association (ADA) is the exclusive copyright owner of Current Dental Terminology (CDT) codes; due to a change in the American Dental Association's CDT license policy, the AMA NO LONGER INCLUDES the ADA's CDT dental codes on this downloadable version. Please refer to the AMA's HCPCS codebook for a listing of these codes.

For more information regarding AMA data files, view our frequently asked questions.

 

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